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UConn incubator startup raises $1M

Medical device maker Avitus Orthopaedics, Inc. – a member of UConn's incubator program – has raised $1 million to commercialize its products.

USJ's nursing-ed programs accredited

A nurse-education sanctioning body has accredited a pair of graduate nursing programs at West Hartford's University of St. Joseph.

Average CT student debt exceeds $30K

Connecticut college students who graduated in 2013 have the sixth-highest debt in the country, according to a report from The Project on Student Debt.

UConn to open microscopy, materials science research center in Storrs

UConn is expected to announce Wednesday a new partnership with an Oregon-based microscopy and materials science company that will include creation of a research center at the school’s new...

Hartford superintendent: Businesses need to teach schools

Brad Kane |

Hartford Public Schools needs to change to a customer-oriented mindset — where students and families are the priority — and the district needs the regional business community to help show...

USJ gets $2.1M SIP grant

The University of St. Joseph and Congressman John B. Larson are expected to announce Monday a five-year, $2.1 million federal grant for the West Hartford liberal-arts school to improve pupil outreach...

UConn team wins $15K for eco-flame retardant

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded a UConn student team $15,000 to develop a cost-effective and environmentally friendly flame retardant.

McGurk named CT state Regent

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has appointed William J. McGurk to the state college system's Board of Regents.

WalletHub: CT not a great place for college grads

A recent analysis by consumer financial products website WalletHub found that Connecticut produces high levels of student debt relative to its economy and incomes.

Tunxis partners with Cheshire company on manufacturing certificate

Farmington’s Tunxis Community College said it has partnered with Cheshire’s EDAC Technologies to launch a certificate program in advanced manufacturing machine technology.

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